Florence L Berg (1921 - 2008)

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Ft. Snelling National Cemetery
Section 11 Site 766,
7601 34th Avenue, South, Minneapolis, Mn

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Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: T SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1921 - In the year that Florence L Berg was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

1927 - Florence was merely 6 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

1949 - At the age of 28 years old, Florence was alive when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

1969 - By the time she was 48 years old, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

1992 - By the time she was 71 years old, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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Florence L Berg died on March 6, 2008 at 86 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Florence. She was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section 11 Site 766, Minneapolis, Mn. She was born on September 22, 1921. We have no information about Florence's surviving family.

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